Tag: Parenting

How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?

(Feature Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels) A big worry for parents when faced with raising teenagers (and even preteens sometimes!) is how do you get them to talk to you? Teenagers can be secretive, mysterious creatures. They can be moody and temperamental, prone to fly off… Continue Reading “How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?”

Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me

(Feature Photo by Flora Westbrook from Pexels) Motherhood has been a wild journey, so far. It’s interesting to look back at what I expected about parenting from before I ever had even the thought of having kids, or from when I first found out I was pregnant,… Continue Reading “Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me”

What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?

(Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels) Apologies for the absence, dear readers. Pregnancy, heatwaves, moving (during said heatwaves!) and a million other things has made sitting down to write about as unappealing as…well a very unappealing thing. I don’t know. It’s still very hot… Continue Reading “What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?”

Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby

I am obsessed with long hair.  When my daughter was young, she had the most amazing hair; long, and curly and bright red. It’s still red, but now she wears it cut short, because that’s what she prefers. “But wait,” you might be thinking,… Continue Reading “Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby”

7 Signs That You’re a Great Mom

Signs You're A Good Mom Motherhood In Progress Blog Post

What does it mean to be a good mom, exactly? Here are 7 signs that you might be a good mom

Teaching Your Kids To Cook – A Lesson In Patience?

Cooking With Kids as a Family from Pexels by August de Richelieu

(featured Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels) I almost always cook dinner in my house. My fiance and daughter make their own breakfasts and lunches, and are responsible for getting their own snacks, but dinner is all on me. Which is fine with me. For one… Continue Reading “Teaching Your Kids To Cook – A Lesson In Patience?”

Anxiety Makes Me Want To Home School

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels I have always had pretty bad anxiety, and it has often caused me numerous problems throughout life. But since becoming a mother my anxiety has gone through the roof. This is not uncommon of course, and I am not unique or… Continue Reading “Anxiety Makes Me Want To Home School”

We Didn’t Go School Supply Shopping This Year

My daughter went back to school – starting the 8th (!!!) grade – this week, and we did not buy school supplies this year. Let me back up a little and give you a little backstory about why this is a big deal to… Continue Reading “We Didn’t Go School Supply Shopping This Year”